Almanac Music: The Mother Lode – Ten Rock Songs on the Heavier Side

KD looks at ten key rock songs – on the heavier side – that were important in his young years, and invites Almanackers to share some of theirs.

Almanac Music: Deconstructing The Beatles’ Song ‘Rain’

In this Friday’s column, KD puts The Beatles song ‘Rain’ under the microscope, and concludes that it is ‘certainly one of the most influential songs of the 1960s, or maybe, the entire rock/pop era’, even if it was originally the B-side of the ‘Paperback Writer’ single.

The Ashes 2019 – Third Test: Live At Leeds

Smokie Dawson was privileged to be live at Leeds to witness the greatness of Ben Stokes – an innings that primarily added to the drama of the Third Ashes test, but also deserves its place in larger folklore to come.

Round 3 – Gold Coast v Fremantle: Suns set in the west

It was the Fremantle Dockers running over the Suns of the West in Round 3 – Jarrod Landells shares his observations

Round 10 – Fremantle v Richmond: The bad gig syndrome

You can’t play great gig after great gig as John Green explains.

Almanac Music : Albums Still Matter

After Prince reminded the world that albums still exist at this week’s Grammy Awards, Tech and pop-culture website Cult of Mac took the brave step of declaring their ’20 Must-Listen-To’ LPs for the music lover in the download age. How did they go? [Huge call limiting the selection to just 20 albums – Ed]